August 29, 2013

Arthur Harris

— Mr. Arthur Harris, 83, of Dalton, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was born on Sept. 14, 1929, in Rockmart, and was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Lee Harris; parents, Elbert and Carrie Freeman Harris; grandson, Jamie Harris; brothers, Robert Harris, J.W. Harris and Freddie Harris; nephews, Larry Harris Sr. and Larry Harris Jr.

Survivors are one son, James (Annette) Harris of Dalton; one daughter, Thelma (Homer) Thomas of Cedartown; grandchildren, Jody Harris and Joni Harris; step-grandchildren, Amanda Fernandez, TJ Odell and Bridget Allen; great-grandchildren; special cousins, Vickie McNair and Cookie Dwight; special friends, Tim Jackson, James Franklin Tibbs, James Houston and the James A. Hammack family; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The service celebrating the life of Mr. Arthur Harris will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Bishop Bennie Tibbs and other ministers officiating.

His remains will be at the funeral home today after 11 a.m.

Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family and the online guestbook signed at

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home Inc., Dalton.